Join us for another exciting year of the Cirque Series at Alyeska! This thrilling event features a challenging 6.2-mile course with a vertical gain of 3,805 feet. Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure that will push your limits! In 2024, we will be releasing the race start in three waves, ensuring a smooth and exciting experience for all participants. We believe in recognizing and celebrating the achievements of our racers. At the end of each race, we will distribute prizes to the top finishers in three categories: Sport, Expert, and Pro. Check out the incredible prizes up for grabs: Pro Category: - 1st place: $1000 cash - 2nd place: $250 cash - 3rd place: $150 cash Expert Category: - 1st place: $400 in Gear - 2nd place: $250 in Gear - 3rd place: $150 in Gear Sport Category: - 1st place: $300 in Gear - 2nd place: $200 in Gear - 3rd place: $100 in Gear But it doesn't stop there! We also have special awards for exceptional racers. The youngest competitor will receive the Grom Award from On Running, the wisest competitor will be honored with the OG Award from Backcountry.com, and the "unofficial MVP" of the race will claim the Lexie Award from RAB. Plus, we have the Middle of the Pack Award for the person who finishes right in the middle, receiving a prize from STIO. For those aiming to conquer the entire 2024 season, we have the Overall 2024 Season Winner + Points category. The racers with the most points at the end of all races will be crowned the overall 2024 winner. Points will be awarded to the top 20 racers in each event, with higher points for better placements. We also have a cash prize and an exclusive PEAK FREAK Belt Buckle for the top three finishers in the PRO category of the 2024 Overall Season Standings. The winners in the Expert and Sport categories will receive the coveted PEAK FREAK Belt Buckle as well. In addition, all podium placers and participants who complete all six '24 USA races will receive the impressive Cirque Series 2024 PEAK FREAK belt buckle. It's a symbol of your commitment and accomplishment. To help you prepare, we have partnered with SAMSARA EXPERIENCE to offer a specialized training plan. Get ready to elevate your performance! Remember, the last day to register is on the day of the event, but don't wait until then as spots may fill up quickly. Bibs and timing chips will be provided, so you can focus on giving your best effort. Please follow our rules and guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable race for everyone involved. Let's respect the beauty of our mountains and leave no trace behind. During the race, we will provide NOM hydration at aid stations and the finish line to keep you fueled and hydrated. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to Julian at firstname.lastname@example.org. We're here to support you on your Cirque Series journey. Let's make unforgettable memories together at Alyeska!